Midland, Michigan – DowDuPont Inc. will spend around $100m (€80m) in the next two years to expand production of speciality polymers at its site in Orange, Texas, the company announced 9 April.
Products impacted by the expansion include Surlyn-brand ionomer, Nucrel-brand ethylene acid copolymers, Vamac-brand ethylene acrylic elastomers and Fusabond-brand recycling modifiers.
DowDuPont also is evaluating longer term plans to invest in a new facility to further support market growth.
The firm’s plant in Orange is known as the Sabine River Works. It employs 900 and was opened…